Underwent successful arthroscopic surgery performed by Dr.Marvin Royster on 7//9 to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Was activated from the disabled list on 7/25 and later that evening left the game after his eighth-inning home run with a strained his right quadriceps muscle.GREER — Former Atlanta Braves superstar Chipper Jones reserved one final swing to take at a trio of his famous Atlanta teammates following Friday's Round 2 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.The slugger and cornerstone of 14 consecutive National League East titles starting in 1991 (and the 1995 World Series champs) was asked how much golf he played with three former Hall-of-Fame pitchers during his 19-year career.During their playing days, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux became well-known for their golfing prowess, but that was mostly done without Jones present.“Us real athletes played every day,” said Jones, a former third baseman, while laughing.“They had a five-man rotation so whoever was pitching was out of the foursome for that day.He was the number one overall pick in the 1990 Amature draft by the Atlanta Braves.
5, but appeared far more happy with seeing his playing partner — 23-year-old Tour rookie A. Mc Inerney — birdie the first five holes on the back en route to a 6-under 65 to get within five shots of the lead.
I’d like something coming at me about 95 miles-per-hour with a piece of wood in my hand and I just let it fly.
There’s so much technicality to the golf swing I haven’t grasped.”As for the having the jitters, Jones said he’d feel far more comfortable facing Clemens in the bottom of the ninth with the game on the line than he does standing over a 3-foot putt with a couple of hundred people watching.
See full bio on IMDb » Chipper Jones says his knees took so much punishment during his Hall of Fame baseball career, he can't even play in an adult softball league these days.
He and his wife Sharon have three sons, Larry Wayne Jones III (Trey), born in 2000, Shea, born in 2004, and Tristan, born in 2005... Graduated from The Bolles High School in Jacksonville, FL...